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Person flown to hospital after incident in North Whitehall

N. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. - One person has been flown to the hospital after an incident in Lehigh County Tuesday. Police were called out to a home on Excelsior Road in North Whitehall Township just after 1:30 p.m. They haven't specified the nature of the incident, but we're told one...
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Cars Struck By Gunfire In Phillipsburg: Report

Two cars were struck by gunfire in Phillipsburg, reports. A half-dozen shell casings were found around Pear Alley in the area of Fillmore Street after the shots were fired just before 11 p.m. on Sunday, August 7, the outlet reports citing Warren County Prosecutor Jim Pfeiffer. A holster was...

Carbon County Fair underway

CARBON COUNTY, Pa. — Families came out to the fairgrounds near Palmerton for all the summertime staples, food, games, and rides. Throughout the week fairgoers can check out antique tractor pulls, a demolition derby, and a cornhole tournament. For some, a passing afternoon shower only added to the experience.
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One dead after early-morning fire in Palmerton

One person is dead following an early-morning fire Tuesday in Palmerton. Borough fire Chief Jason Behler said firefighters responded at 5:34 a.m. to a twin duplex in the 100 block of Columbia Avenue. Behler said the fire broke out at 131 Columbia Ave. He said the adjoining home on the...

‘Fire inspector’ in Wind Gap charged with impersonating public servant, cops say

An Allentown man faces charges for allegedly trying to enter a padlocked apartment above a fire-damaged garage in April in Wind Gap, according to court records. A tenant of the property in the first block of West Second Street told police the 59-year-old was told during the incident the afternoon of April 30 that he was not to enter the property but that he did anyway, Slate Belt Regional police wrote in the records. A neighbor reported to police having seen the man trying to enter the structure by prying open the door, while wearing a yellow firefighter’s helmet, police said.

Fun at the Carbon County Fair continues

PALMERTON, CARBON COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Tuesday is the second day of the Carbon County Fair, and the events and heat are not slowing down. Visitors making their stop in Palmerton will find a list of fun things to do. Multiple livestock tents, farm equipment tents, arts and crafts vendors, and of course, rides for the […]

Stroudsburg residents found guilty for drug delivery resulting in death

A man and woman from Stroudsburg have been found guilty of distributing controlled substances resulting in death, the Department of Justice announced Thursday. According to a release from the United States Attorney's Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Jeremy Edward Johnson, 31, and Susan Melissa Nickas, 47, both of Stroudsburg, were found guilty of conspiring to distribute and possess with intent to distribute heroin and fentanyl within the Middle District of Pennsylvania, resulting in the death of a person.
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Fire breaks out in Palmerton home

A fire broke out just before 6 a.m. on the 100 block of Columbia Avenue in Palmerton, Multiple crews are on scene. We’ll update as more information becomes available.

St. Matthews Annual Festival Is All Set For This Weekend

St. Matthew's Church is celebrating its 2022 Festival this weekend, and you don't have to be a member to enjoy the family fun. St. Matthews festival has been a yearly tradition for over a decade. This year's festival is the first since 2019. It will take place at the church and will feature free entertainment daily, including the 2nd street players, Joey + The T Birds, Kevin Macintire as Elvis, DJ Ruby, and more. There will also be a variety of international foods and desserts, a beer and wine garden, and games for all ages. In addition to the games, the event also features BINGO, Prize Raffles, and St. Matthew's mega 50/50, which is now over $27,000.

‘Every little bit counts’: These Lehigh Valley employers are offering stipends, raises, flexible schedules to fight inflation

Earlier this summer, as Bill Pote was filling up his gas tank, he noted how quickly the cost began to climb. “I can afford it, but my team, [and] a lot of people I’m sure, are stressed out about it,” Pote said. “So I thought, ‘Try to give them a tank of gas a week.’ Something like that, or a tank every other week, and just try to take care of everybody so they’re not so stressed out about ...